With the aim of delivering two safe, harmonious, renovated and dignified public spaces, the citizens and the City Council headed by Renán Barrera Concha work together to advance in the rehabilitation of the Lucas de Gálvez and San Benito markets.
The director of Public Works, David Loría Magdub, informed that the renovation of Lucas de Gálvez is in the final stage, missing some details on the premises, such as the recreation area and the open-air gazebo.
He explained that the food area was given a modern look with the placement of stainless steel tables and, currently, the final touches are being given to the open-air gazebo where artistic and cultural activities will be presented.
“For the recovery of the original façade of this market built in 1950, the original structure was respected in accordance with INAH guidelines, since it is a building considered historic,” he said.
He added that there are advances in the area of the stairs that give access to the upper part of the market, where an electric ramp is being placed that connects with the bridge and will allow visitors and diners to access the dining room, artisan area, jewelers, and crafts areas.
In the case of the San Benito, he pointed out that the placement of the new acrylic domes on the roof is carried out without setbacks; He also commented that the ventilation system has already been attended to with the placement of 3 air extractors and another one that will be supplying clean air to the interior of the market, with the aim of expelling and eliminating accumulated gases that are generated by the normal function of the plant. .
The official specified that the image of the San Benito market will change gradually, especially with the renovation of the garbage area and public restroom area located on the ground floor.
Regarding the maintenance of the wastewater treatment plant, he highlighted that a 90-meter-deep well was built to improve absorption.
Finally, he recalled that this work represents an investment of 19 million 356 thousand 629.88 pesos in Lucas de Gálvez and 10 million 18 thousand 242.77 pesos in San Benito.